Re: Extensibility and Uniformity; defining "error" behavior (was ZIP-based packages and ....)

On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 8:03 AM, Larry Masinter <> wrote:
> We've managed to do this with a set of specifications which have not split into separate documents the "technical specification" parts from the "applicability statement" parts, but the distinction is useful and I think should be promoted. In the case of HTML, the split of the current document into a technical specification ("the HTML language") and an applicability statement ("definition of a web browser") would leave room for future extensibility while also insuring uniformity of operation for the next generation web browsers.

Well said, Larry.


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